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What candidate -- Democrat or Republican -- can be a commanding commander in chief?
What candidate -- Democrat or Republican -- can be a commanding commander in chief?

Sixty-three years ago, the country turned to a military hero, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to extract it from the Korean War. Now, with bogged-down wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and Syria, the circumstance might suggest the time is ripe for another such warrior, but none is in sight. In a prospective field of more than a dozen Republican presidential aspirants, some have military experience. But not one can boast of the leadership or charisma of the classic man on horseback that brought the likes of George Washington and Eisenhower to the White House. On the Democratic side, of the four declared or would-be 2016 candidates, only former Virginia Sen. James Webb, a decorated combat Marine...

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